Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

  • : Westmead Hospital
  • : 23-Jul-2020
  • : Westmead NSW 2145
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Physiotherapist Level 4
Remuneration: $54.81 - $56.18 per hour (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ177885
Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
The provision of high quality Physiotherapy services to patients who present to the Emergency Department of Westmead Hospital .

This role places a focus on the patients’ needs and experiences to plan, coordinate, and implement in-depth levels of clinical expertise and extensive specialised knowledge within the ED environment for complex, comorbid and social presentations along with supporting existing medical, nursing and community teams in WSLHD
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Essential Criteria:


Qualification: Tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy
Registration: Current General Physiotherapy Registration under AHPRA



Selection Criteria:

  • Significant clinical experience in Physiotherapy, with substantial experience working in the emergency department and/or as a primary contact practitioner treating challenging patients with chronic and complex conditions
  • Extensive post graduate clinical experience in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and demonstrated core competency skills in Cardiorespiratory, orthopaedic, gerontology, and Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of clinical physiotherapy policies and procedures and/or guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a consultancy service across a wide geographical area
  • Excellent negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders, throughout all organisational levels
  • Ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation processes and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to apply advanced reasoning skills and independent professional judgement when dealing with situations of a novel, complex or critical nature
  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision and teaching and clinical supervision and teaching of undergraduate/graduate entry level students
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    Job Location (Area or Region)
    Job Type
    Job Title
    Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
    Salary / Pay Type
    Hourly Rate
    Salary / Pay Range
    $50 to $60
    Start timeframe
    Posted By
    Westmead Hospital
    Contact Phone
    Candidate Criteria
    Highest Education
    Australian Health Practitioner Registration
    Westmead NSW 2145
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